Arthur M. Schlesinger Sr.
Arthur Meier Schlesinger Sr. was an American historian who taught at Harvard University, pioneering social history and urban history. He was a Progressive Era intellectual who stressed material causes and downplayed ideology and values as motivations for historical actors. He was highly influential as a director of PhD dissertations at Harvard for three decades, especially in the fields of social, women's, and immigration history. His son, Arthur M. Schlesinger... Read More
|Born||Arthur Meier Schlesinger Sr.
February 27, 1888
Xenia, Ohio, U.S.
|Died||October 30, 1965 (aged 77)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.